Professional Year Information Technology

What is the Professional Year in IT?

The Professional Year in Computer Science is a job-readiness program aimed at former international ICT students who have been issued a 485 Skilled Graduate Visa. Holders of a Bridging Visa A or B may also apply for entry into the Professional Year.

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General Information

Am I Eligible?

The Professional Year in Computer Science is a job-readiness program aimed at former international ICT students who have been issued a 485 Skilled Graduate Visa. Holders of a Bridging Visa A or B may also apply for entry into the Professional Year.

 

To enrol ensure you can provide the following necessary certified documents:

 

  • Copy of Passport
  • Copy of Visa 485 or confirmation of Visa 485 Application
  • Academic transcript evidencing completion of your Degree with minimum of 2 years study in Australia
  • English Language Proficiency Test Results – PTE, IELTS, TOEFL or OET, with an overall PTE score of 50 with nothing below 36 in each of the four test components (listening, reading, writing and speaking) or an equivalent score in any of the other tests

Internship

ICT student are required to perform 240 hours over a 12 week period (3 days per week for 12 weeks). IT student’s internship corresponds with the ACS online course which must be commenced no later than the 30th week of the Professional Year Program.

 

Students complete an online course with the ACS during their internship, offering further insight into ICT and receive mentoring to enhance the internship experience.

Pricing and Payment Options

Price structure in Australian dollars for Professional Year (ICT) offered in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Darwin, Canberra and Hobart.

 

Please note that from the 1st of July 2016 ACS increased the tuition fee of the PYP to $12,930.

 

  • UPFRONT PAYMENT OPTION:   
  • Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne
Upfront payment $11,000
Instalment payments $11,500

 

  • INSTALMENT PAYMENT OPTION:
Application Fee waived
Upfront payment $1,500
Week 4 payment $2,000
Week 8 payment $2,000
Week 12 payment $2,000
Week 16 Payment $2,000
Week 20 Payment $2,000
Total $11,500

 

  • UPFRONT PAYMENT OPTION:   
  • Darwin, Canberra and Hobart
Upfront payment $12,930
Instalment payments $12,930

 

  • INSTALMENT PAYMENT OPTION:
Application Fee waived
Upfront payment $2,930
Week 4 payment $2,000
Week 8 payment $2,000
Week 12 payment $2,000
Week 16 Payment $2,000
Week 20 Payment $2,000
Total $12,930

How to Apply

Step 1

Read the QIBA Terms & Conditions and Refund Policy

Step 2

Fill out our application form and send it to py.enrolments@qiba.edu.au along with all required documentation

Step 3

You will be issued a letter of offer once you submit your application.

 

If correct documentation has been submitted and payment has been made, you will then be issued with a Confirmation of Enrolment and will be able to commence class.

Locations and Start Dates

Brisbane

Day Start Date End Date
Sunday 27-08-2017 01-07-2018
Sunday 17-09-2017 22-07-2018

 

Class Location

 

Training Choice Brisbane

Level Mezzanine, 88 Creek St

Brisbane 4000

Canberra

Day Start Date End Date
Friday 22-09-2017 03-08-2018
Sunday 24-09-2017 29-07-2018
Sunday 22-10-2017 26-08-2018

 

Class Location

 

Medina Conference Room

11 Giles St

Kingston ACT 2604

Darwin

Day Start Date End Date
 Saturday 19-08-2017 23-06-2018
 Saturday 09-09-2017 14-07-2018

 

Class Location

 

HotelVibe  Darwin Waterfront

7 Kitchener Drive

Darwin NT 0800

Hobart

Day Start Date End Date
Sunday 03-09-2017 08-07-2018
Sunday 24-09-2017 29-07-2018

 

Class Location

 

Best Western

156 Bathurst Street

Hobart TAS 7000

Sydney CBD

Day Start Date End Date
Tuesday 29-08-2017 03-07-2018
Sunday 03-09-2017 08-07-2018
Tuesday 12-09-2017 17-07-2018
Saturday 16-09-2017 21-07-2018
Tuesday 26-09-2017 31-07-2018

 

Class Location

 

QIBA Sydney CBD Campus

Level 7 114-120 Castlereagh St

Sydney NSW 2000

Delivered on behalf of the Australian Computer Society (ACS)